Local Area Attractions Near Durant / Choctaw Casino KOA
Fishing, water sports and hiking abound at Lake Texoma. It's the place to catch record-setting fish, catfish and small-mouth bass. You may also catch largemouth bass, crappie, sunfish, striped bass, and white bass. Lake Texoma is always a fun option being only 10 minutes away from Choctaw RV Park.
Fort Washita Historical Site
Fort Washita was built in 1842 as the southwestern-most military post of the United States. The mission of Fort Washita was to protect the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes. Fort Washita operated 1842 through 1865 and still stands today as a historic site and museum where visitors can learn how life was lived before and during the Civil War. You can also visit the ruins of 1842 US Fort Washita that plays host to WWII Reenactments and Rendezvous.
Three Valley Museum
Three Valley Museum houses a collection of artifacts regarding the history of Bryan County It opened in 1976 and is named after the book Queen of the Three Valleys by Henry McCreary. The museum shows Bryan County from its start in 1873 to the present. The museum also has several exhibits, including an early law office, doctor's office, parlor, and general store.
Shop historic downtown Durant for clothes, books, art, gifts and a variety of unique offerings.
Downtown Durant offers a variety of attractions including clothing stores, antiques, coffee shops as well as a nightlife.
The Historic Downtown Durant has many events throughout the year to give you something to do anytime you visit. Events including a downtown beach in the summer to holiday parades in the winter, there is always something to find and enjoy while being in Historic Downtown Durant.
World's Largest Peanut
The worlds largest peanut is a monument to the peanut growers of Bryan County and is located on the front lawn of Durant City hall. The Peanut was dedicated in 1973 and includes a time capsule that contains many historical documents and will be dug up in the year 2023.
Durant City Parks
Durant operates 11 parks in the city, these parks are range from small to large with different activities going on at each. These parks include walking tracks, playgrounds, a splash pad, sporting fields for football, baseball, and soccer as well as volleyball courts and tennis courts. Other parks in the city also have extra amenities such as batting cages, a skateboard park with pavilions and gazebo, and a public swimming pool.